Plant Mechanical Engineer


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Job Title: Plant Mechanical Engineer
We have an excellent opportunity for a Plant Mechanical Engineer in our Client's state-of-the-art specialty refinery located in Jefferson Parish near New Orleans, Louisiana.

About the Company: This established company is a leading specialty refiner of alternative fuels and high-purity petroleum products. It has a fun, entrepreneurial culture, and the company truly values and appreciates its employees, providing good opportunities for growth and advancement.

About the Position: As the Plant Mechanical Engineer, you will fulfill a key role by supporting the maintenance and troubleshooting of plant equipment. You'll be extensively involved with inspecting equipment per applicable API codes and managing Mechanical Integrity inspection data for piping & pressure vessels in the PCMS software.

The position also has a strong project focus, and as new plant upgrades and modifications are planned, you'll work with contractors in the design, engineering, and construction of projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot equipment to improve reliability and process efficiency
  • Review & analyze equipment health data to identify & diagnose problems, and recommend maintenance work orders
  • Perform Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and assist with implementing improved operations and maintenance procedures
  • Apply principals of pipe system design with respect to fluid mechanics, valves, and pump operations
  • Coordinate engineering & construction projects, including process and operational reviews, installation, and operation/evaluation of new equipment

Background Required:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-4+ years experience in Maintenance or Mechanical Engineering roles in a petrochemical manufacturing plant in either Maintenance or Operations
  • Working knowledge of basic structural piping design principles, pipe system dynamics, and failure analysis
  • Knowledgeable in Mechanical Integrity inspections of piping and pressure vessels
  • Experience in project engineering
Compensation: $75,000-$90,000/year, commensurate with experience; highly competitive salary, annual bonus plan, 401-k, full benefits, retirement plan

* Please note: All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Visa sponsorship is not available.